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Training Through Pictures with Dave Kroyer- Nose Work 1 - The Indication Release!

Columbia, MO- Oct 7, 2014- Canine Training Systems, the leading provider of broadcast quality instructional training titles for sport, service and companion dogs, today announced that their most recent offering, Training Through Pictures with Dave Kroyer- Nose Work 1 - The Indication DVD has been released for pre-order.

Nose Work 1 - The Indication is a highly anticipated release from Canine Training Systems.  Known as a teacher of trainers, a competitor, coach, 10 Time World Team Member and UKC Nose Work Judge, Dave Kroyer and his students have stood atop podiums in the arenas of Schutzhund/IPO, Mondio and French Ring Sport, Police K9, AKC Obedience, Agility, SAR and AKC Tracking. He has represented the United States Internationally on multiple World Teams while gaining notoriety both domestically and abroad.  As a student of animal behavior, Dave's approach to training is intuitive, calculated and utilizes the tools and techniques of many disciplines and styles in a system of training that has helped his students achieve National and International success.  

This exciting new title features detailed instructional footage throughout, beautiful illustrative graphics and a step-by-step progression of the foundation of all detection work, the indication of odor source. This product is ideal for anyone involved in scent work from the K9 professional to the civilian interested in the new sport of Nose Work. This title is a follow up to the 4X International Award-Winning Training Through Pictures with Dave Kroyer- Learning to Learn DVD which lays the foundation for the basis of the Kroyer system- targeting training.  

Product Highlights

  • This production details the teaching of the indication of odor source, the bedrock foundation of all detection training.
  • The integration of auditory behavior markers allows the pinpointing of multiple aspects of the indication itself; speed, intensity of alert, duration, ability to withstand distraction and more
  • The various drawbacks and benefits of "concomitant odors"
  • Hide preparation, presentation and how to carefully shape an intense, focused, durable indication response through the correct use of variable reinforcement schedules
  • Isolating the indication from handler input and environmental distraction
  • Because the foundation work in Dave's system is multi-dimensional, the concepts taught are beneficial for ANY type of detection work including Professional Substance Detection (narcotics, explosives and biologicals) like Police K9, border patrol, customs, DEA, Homeland Security through a range of civilian detection types including pest detection and the sport of Nose Work.
  • This Hi-Definition, 16:9 aspect ratio production is available on professionally authored and replicated DVD for playback on the widest variety of consumer equipment.

Pricing and Availability
Training Through Pictures with Dave Kroyer- Nose Work 1 - The Indication, is immediately available through the Canine Training Systems worldwide reseller channel and direct from the Canine Training Systems website at for an MSRP of $79.95.  The website contains a detailed outline as well as excerpts from the 88 minute, hi-definition title.

About Canine Training Systems
Founded in 1987, Canine Training Systems is the worldwide leader in instructional titles for pet owners, dog sport competitors, industry professionals and institutions of higher education.  The company’s success lies in its ability to couple with the experts in service, sport and companion dog training and deliver their techniques to consumers through the most up-to-date delivery formats.  With the strength of their growing expert list, no other organization in the market place can offer the variety of techniques, disciplines, depth of knowledge or quality of product that Canine Training Systems routinely provides it’s worldwide customer base.

Canine Training Systems Press Contact
Douglas Calhoun
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